Supply Chain Subcontract Specialist

Requisition ID: 21003117

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Irving, Texas
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

The Northrop Grumman Global Procurement Services organization is committed to delivering performance and satisfaction to our customers. In this position, you will be responsible to performing review and oversight for non-production procurements (purchase orders) for the NGC Enterprise. Partnering with our customers to deliver cost effective and quality services. This role will support a variety of corporate services - travel, security, contingent labor, and various professional services. This position has a tremendous emphasis on terms and conditions to mitigate risk. Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:
  • Provides Purchase Order and Contract management oversight and governance risk management
  • Owns contractual management for suppliers
  • Supports sourcing strategies and initiatives, and drives deployment across the Sectors, businesses and disciplines/functions
  • Coordinates and collaborates with key stakeholders
  • Identifies strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations
  • Enhances mission capability and affordability with program tactical focus through strategic one-company sourcing/procurement solutions and supplier management
  • Makes decisions through collaboration with the right people, analytics, processes and tools to capture the greatest leverage opportunities
  • Manages all aspects of key and strategic suppliers including supplier relationship, performance and corrective action teaming with Operations group
  • Reviews supplier PO agreements to ensure NGSC’s minimum requirements are met and risk areas are identified and mitigated
  • Negotiates terms and conditions of all components of contractual agreements, including Statements of Work and Purchase Agreements
  • Prepares requests for proposal packages (RFx)
  • Conducts bidder conferences, analysis and evaluation of bidder proposals, facilitating the selection/recommendation of the winning bidder, negotiating agreement terms, conditions, provisions and pricing, issues awards, preparing and administering resulting contracts and orders
  • Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to existing contracts or purchase orders
  • Issues Purchase/Change Order(s) to support contracts
  • Reviews and approveds supplier payment as needed
  • Conducts post-award administration including project implementation support to ensure supplier(s) adherence to contractual deliverables and timeline

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or STEM with a minimum of 3 years of experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, contract management, program management and/or project management; or a Master's degree and 1 year of experience
  • Microsoft Office Suite with special emphasis on Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in SAP procurement module
  • Experience in negotiation of enterprise-level information including, but not limited to, contract elements such as data privacy, data protection, services agreements, statements of work and service level agreements

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
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  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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